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I am at home, happy, surrounded by the trappings of a successful life, after a truly lovely Christmas, baking a birthday cake for my son, and I am suddenly paralyzed with crippling self-doubt and anxiety. The whole shebang: trembling, tight chest, short of breath. Why the fuck does this happen at times like this????????

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tmax:
Hey, I'm hoping that you are feeling better!!
thelabrat:
I've got anxiety too.  Meds help but yeah, it sucks
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Drinking some wine, cooking a good meal while listening to awesome music, and watching a movie at home = an excellent Friday night!

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amandayuu:
True
goldi:
looking forward to a night like that once my detox is over! 
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The youngest is a junior and goes back to college tomorrow. I figured this would get easier and, while it is better than when he was a freshman, it still feels like someone is violently ripping the scab off the wound. How the fuck do successful empty-nesters do it?

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angela14:
@pipercadence so true😫😫 I try not to think about it! @millerman325 I'm the youngest of my family and have seen one parent cope well and destroy the other, but I think it's a matter of perspective.. Who knows?😶
midnightsun:
Aww, he's lucky to have a dad who cares so much😊
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These therapy sessions are really draining. This shit had better be worth it.

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pipercadence:
Ah therapy, fuck when it's good it's good and when it sucks.. Gah, trust lost in the system.  You know what I hate?  I hate when they do that confirmation bias bullshit.  Like they have their own pet theory and they are just gonna shove you into it.  And I rant.  
midnightsun:
I hope you decide to stick with it❤️